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Santes Dwynwen/ Valentines

Written by Myfanwy Gloster


Posted on January 20 2017

Hello! Happy New year! 

We're straight into Santes Dwynwen and Valentines here at the shop. Santes Dwynwen is the welsh version of valentines day and is celebrated on January 25th, valentines is of course the 14th of Feb.

This year we've helped organise a Santes Dwynwen window competition in town, it's been lovely to see all the windows pop up this week ready for judging. We spent a day this week building our window ready for the competition (turns out chicken wire is aggressive...! and we needed a lot more paper than expected!)

Take a look at our window below-

Above- Glosters valentines window 2017

We've had lots of cards and gifts in ready for Santes Dwynwen and valentines- Cards from Oh!Sushannah and Nansi Nudd , along with gifts from Flossy Tea Cake and Mike Davies.

Below are some examples-

Above- Metal Love Spoons by Mike Davies

Above- Fabulous ceramic and textile clouds by Flossy Tea Cake

Above- Pin Badges by Oh!Susannah!

Above- New Cards by Oh!Susannah!


We have also been back into the workshop and have been working on some new ceramic decorations which will be ready in time for Santes Dwynwen and Valentines. We've had a little fun with these with decorations with 'happy wife, happy life' on (you know it's true ;) )

Above- Glosters Ceramics decorations January 2017


We're also busy creating some special free decorations that will be available on February 10th if you're in Porthmadog! I'll let you know more in the next blog!

M x